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“It’s cool to be different”

London Care Partnership has teamed up with This engagement, in a purposeful activity, enhances LEAD FEATURE
Snowbility to offer skiing to the young people we their social, emotional and communication skills, “It’s cool to be different.”
support. whilst improving fitness, balance, concentration and
—— ultimately, self-confidence. —
Jess takes on wider role
Snowbility was formed in 2011 and is the brainchild
of Ski Development Coach, Richard Fetherston, who Initially by following a carefully designed orientation
discovered the incredible benefits that could be and de-sensitising programme for all our people, IN THIS ISSUE
achieved for people with autism and additional needs the instructor will assist them to engage and fully LCP’s got talent
through ski and snowboard coaching. understand the concept of skiing and snowboarding. —
Each person will be able to work at a pace and level RQF qualifications
Richard said “Our instructors and coaches are appropriate to their needs in a fun, exciting and —
highly skilled in understanding the specific needs of relaxed environment that feels comfortable and safe. NICE placement
autistic students and build and use highly successful Through the integrated approach, life-changing —
communication and teaching programmes. We results are often achieved for the young people, their Health & Safety audits
are very much looking forward to working with families and carers. —
London Care Partnership and the young people they 60 Seconds with Marina,
support.” Six young people that are supported by London Care Sharon and Anna C
Partnership will begin lessons that start in June 2018 —
Snowbility is the first of its kind to receive at Snowbility. Charles Acquah, Manager of Park Road Managing the car fleet
accreditation status and commendation from is the coordinator for the 4 homes that will access —
the NAS. Based at The Snow Centre in Hemel Snowbility. He has jointly identified individuals with Fun Times
Hempstead, Snowbility have created a safe the Home Managers, staff and parents to select the
environment with an infinite sense of adventure and 6 starters. Now that the appropriate risk assessments
fun, where each person feels special and every lesson have been undertaken, Charles will coordinate the
is tailored to deliver a unique personal experience. logistics as well as review all of the activities.

Jess takes on wider role

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